Senator Graham Calls Out Schumer

  • 2018-10-08
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Senator Graham Calls Out Schumer
Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
 
The Democrats have done their best to obstruct the process of nominating President Trump's Supreme Court picks. Senator Lindsey Graham has had enough and called out the Democrat leader in the Senate, Senator Chuck Schumer.

According to The Daily Caller:

Holding up President Donald Trump’s list of possible Supreme Court picks, Graham said, “Name five, name three, name one that would be okay with you.”

“Brett Kavanaugh was a mainstream judge,” Graham continued. “I would’ve chosen him if I had been president, Bush supported him, everybody running for president on our side believe that Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch were outstanding conservative jurists.”

But Graham didn’t stop there. He tied the Democratic opposition to Kavanaugh to those who he claimed were still trying to re-litigate the results of the 2016 presidential election.

“The other side wants to cancel the election,” he explained. “So, Chuck, if you want someone new? Look at this list and see anybody you agree to, but what you want to do, Senator Schumer, is to overturn the election. We are not going to let you pick the judges. If you want to pick judges, then you need to win the White House. When Obama won, I voted for two judges that he picked. So Chuck Schumer, name one person on this list you think is acceptable.”

Graham went on to tell Fox News' Chris Wallace that he planned to celebrate the confirmation by playing golf with President Trump. During the process, Graham set himself apart as a staunch defender of the president and his nominee.

 Source: TTN
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